No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
James Thursby Pelham, Esq., by 1923 and by descent.
This stool should be catalogued as:
'A MAHOGANY STOOL
OF GEORGE II STYLE, PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY'
and not as stated in the catalogue.
THE PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF JAMES THURSBY PELHAM
J. Thursby Pelham's Album.
O. Brackett, 'Mr Thursby Pelham's Collection of English Furniture-IV', Country Life, 7 April 1923, p. lxii, fig. 7.
P. Macquoid and R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1924, vol. III, p. 171, fig. 44 (illustrated in first edition only).
O. Brackett, An Encyclopaedia of English Furniture, London, 1927, p. 207.